Three arrested in burglary, brandishing episode

Police officers responded to two calls May 16 to a lodging facility in the former Naz-arene Church, on Ninth Street in Marlinton. According to the complaint filed in Pocahontas County Magistrate Court, West Virginia State Trooper D.P. Dillon and Pocahontas County Sheriff Deputies Brian Shinaberry and Trent Heron investigated the first complaint shortly More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Students and staff honored at Super Scholars

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer On May 17, Pocahontas County Schools Superintendent Terrence Beam and school principals recognized students in grades three through 12 who have excelled academically in the 2015-2016 More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

MMS archers to participate in world competition

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It was a joyous afternoon at the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday, as Superintendent Terrence Beam and Marlinton Middle School principal Joe Riley informed the board More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Short list at Tuesday’s commission meeting

Cailey Moore Staff Writer It was fairly quiet at Tuesday’s Pocahontas County Commission meeting as the commission addressed a short agenda. 911/Office of Emergency Services Director Mike O’Brien appeared More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Sheriff sees silver lining

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Sheriff David Jonese took office in January 2009, the drug landscape in Pocahontas County was bleak. The county was home to drug deals, drug overdoses and a plethora of prescription More...

By Pocahontas Times On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Special Session, but no budget

At the Capitol Phil Kabler For the WVPA Legislators ended the first week of a special session May 20 without a plan to close a $270 million funding gap in the 2016-17 state budget, but with assurances that both More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

WVAG rejects unlawful bully tactics in Transgender School Fight

Letters to federal government, local school boards decry directive as unlawful West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey this week sent letters to the federal government and local school boards rejecting a More...